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KCSMMHZ
Jan 21, 2013 2:30pm PST
. immigration is another key issue for obama's second term. >> the obama white house will introduce a major piece of reform legislation on immigration. the problem is that it almost that's deal with what is sometimed called amnesty, legalizing people who are already in this country illegally. that is highly controversial, not just for republicans. >> there is much to do for president obama. and the countdown is on. he has just four more years in was to seal his legacy. >> just about 700,000 people turned out to ring in obama's new term, way down compared to the 1.8 million to turn out four years ago. >> clearly the excitement does not compare to the first term. what about here in europe. we asked people and politicians what they hoped to see from obama part 2. >> it is great he was reelected. he had four years and he has four more. it is a big opportunity. i think obama can now push the things that he wants to. things that are important to him. >> the u.s. is important to the global economy, so it is crucial that it manages to overcome the debt crisis. the main issue he needs to address is
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
is another key issue for obama's second term. >> the obama white house will introduce a major piece of reform legislation on immigration. the problem is that it almost that's deal with what is sometimed called amnesty, legalizing people who are already in this country illegally. that is highly controversial, not just for republicans. >> there is much to do for president obama. and the countdown is on. he has just four more years in was to seal his legacy. >> just about 700,000 people turned out to ring in obama's new term, way down compared to the 1.8 million to turn out four years ago. >> clearly the excitement does not compare to the first term. what about here in europe. we asked people and politicians what they hoped to see from obama part 2. >> it is great he was reelected. he had four years and he has four more. it is a big opportunity. i think obama can now push the things that he wants to. things that are important to him. >> the u.s. is important to the global economy, so it is crucial that it manages to overcome the debt crisis. the main issue he needs to address is the budget. he n
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
obama in the white house, what is that role and how has it changed? >> it's about the overall vision, this is not a first lady who bursts into the west wing saying, we have to do this and this and this. >> i heard she's rarely seen. >> rarely seen, the constructive thing to remember, is that she never wanted her husband to be a politician. and if he was going to be a politician, she didn't want him to become a regular politician. they talk a lot about getting past the washington noise, about why they came to washington. what they wanted to accomplish. early in the administration there was some tension over that, because she had one idea over what kind of president her husband should be, and some advisers had another. that has softened now, but we still see from her this kind of defining aspect, it's almost like she's the guardian of the ultimate obama mission. this is what you're here to do, here are the standards i expect everybody to live up to. >> when she was talking to the french first lady she called living in the white house hell, is that true? >> there's some discussion as to
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
,000 people expected. tomorrow morning president obama will make the journey from the white house to this end of pennsylvania avenue up here to capitol hill. at noon on the capitol's west front he will raise a hand on pair of historic bibles and usher in his second term. he'll address the crowd and the nation and the world. he's be honored with receptions and welcomed into the history books. for the first time in a long time, the first time since ronald reagan's second ina inauguration lit be a formality. law requires it tot be sworn in on the 20th. today, they were. >> please raise your right hand, and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united st
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
public swearing in and inaugural parade and witness the start of the second half of barack obama's historic presidency. we have full coverage of the second inauguration and we start with nbc's peter alexander across the street from the white house at lafayette park. peter, good evening. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. the first family will watch that inaugural parade right behind us. this is pennsylvania avenue and that is the reviewing stand where they will sit. but before the festivities can begin, the president today had to take care of some constitutional business. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: the ceremony was as intimate as it was brief. inside the white house, joined by his immediate family, president obama was sworn in by justice john roberts, who after famously flubbing the words four years ago, this time read from a printed script. >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> that i will faithfully execute. >> -- the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the presidenti
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
, behind the scenes. the quiet, private swearing-in today at the white house. sasha obama telling her father, you didn't mess up. this evening, the scene inside the white house. outside, the unprecedented security. what they're doing for this inauguration, they've never done before. >>> the other news tonight, after the siege, a clearer picture emerging this evening of the horror. the hostages holding their hands in the air. inside that deadly hostage trap. the american toll is climbing as investigators discover more bodies. >>> the fall-out after the football star breaks his silence. what we've now learned after that elaborate hoax. why the notre dame star might not have been the only one duped. >>> and back in washington, what a ball. ♪ at last >> tonight we go back. who did frank sinatra perform for? who decided we needed more than one of these inaugural balls?
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
twister there for a second. let's get back to our great panel. bill burton works in the obama white house, also as a senior strategist for usa action. margaret hoover in the bush white house. ron brownstein of the national journal. it is said in wash that some things said in washington are true and others not so true, that second terms are tougher. yes, no, why? >> you heard congressman king say something right now that's pretty important and a lot of republicans are thinking. president obama won an election, but they all won an election too. you don't see a lot of chastene this election. it's going to be hard to get things done. but the president got a lot of big things done in his first term, so i'll expect it again. >> when he got a lot of big things done, it was immediately, as soon as he got into office. i think he's in a sweet spot. before outside events begin to shape the context and text you're of a second term. the time is really now, but it's shorter, and i think you have less ability in the second term. >> substantively, i think you have to say this is a president whose first t
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 1:00pm PST
wife joining the obamas and the bidens at white house in the spirit of bipartisanship. much has been made, leader, about the tone of the president's speech and whether it was in your face or not, the republicans' face. do you agree? >> what i think today is what you see on the screen. just americans coming together some of whom voted for the and the some didn't, in celebration of the inaugural hoping that france we will chart a new path and solve some problems together for a change. that is my take. the president gave a speech today and laid out things he wants to do and i think there are areas we have in common and can work together on. the president made a good deal about the difference between those doing well in our society and those who are not suggesting he may not be done taxing the well-to-do on the heels of chuck schumer over the weekend saying that the senate will produce a budget and it will include higher taxes on the wealthy and republicans may not like it but paraphrasing they just have to deal with that. what do you think of that? >> well, i fundamentally disagree. i d
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
barack obama's second term is already officially under way. steve handelsman is at the white house with the latest for us. >> reporter: good evening. here at the white house today, president obama smiled and said, i did it, as he ended his first term and officially began his second. just before noon in the blue room, president obama was sworn in for term number two by supreme court chief justice john roberts. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear, to preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >> a hug from michelle. malia, 14, and sasha, 11, who joked, you didn't mess up. neither did the chief justice who used notes after his famous flub in 2009. >> thank you, everybody. >> vice president biden was sworn in by justice sonia sotomayor. >> repeat after me. >> reporter: tomorrow's ceremonial swearing in is at the capitol. stand-ins, helping set camera angles today. pennsylvania avenue is set for the inaugural parade, delayed like the capitol ceremony, because they're nev
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 11:15am EST
challenge of working with republican majority in house and possibly innocent. what lessons might obama learned from history were he reelected? confronted with a congress dominated by republicans, further complicating his challenge is that appearance, disappearance of the spirit of compromise which is so been a mainstay of legislation throughout the nation's history, with one very momentous exception. members of congress in the south would not compromise on the subject of the expansion of slavery, 11 states seceded and the civil war ensued. we have heard much about the impending battle between the president and congress over the extension of the bush tax cuts, raising the debt limit, and the potential of automatic cuts in spending. necessity of resolving these issues is what chairman frank he refers to as the fiscal cliff. -- chairman bernanke. it's likely the decision will be given brief extensions so that the next president and congress will be saddled with making the decision. as a second term president, obama would face obstacles rarely experienced by a chief executive returning to
KRON
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
at the white house today. first lady michelle obama and daughters. malia and sasha were there to witness mister obama being sworn in. president time tomorrow. when he takes the oath of office at the >> four years ago temperatures were below freezing for tomorrow things will be warmer with low mid- 40s but it is going to be mostly cloudy. the chance for rain or shine o snow showers. however, beautiful weather this evening and more weather beautiful look for loss of sunshine once again. for martin luther king day and mid-60s. redwood city, we will sue low 60s inland. fairfield, antioch, livermore. san francisco getting into the low 60s. 60s in petaluma. 60s and also when oakland. with your kron 4 7 day around the bay to state, more sunshine and a few increasing high clouds. as of this system and the pacific gets closer but still mid-60s as a big cool start. the increasing cloud coverage with the chance for some light rain in. the best chance to be in the north bay. thursday, friday with more wet weather for the weekend. >> santa cruz native peter mel won first place in this years mavericks invita
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am EST
inauguration of barack obama. >>> every day, thousands of letters are delivered to the white house. and every night, the president handwrites responses to just a select few. kevin tibbles has the story of one letter from a tiny town in northern minnesota. >> reporter: wely. seems like winter. below zero windchill. >> reporter: folks here like to joke about living at the end of the road. >> we have all kinds of decrcree ways of making the white season theatrical. >> reporter: fell in love with it 30 years ago, a place to set up his dog sledding business. it's the kind of place where neighbors must rely on one another. he first noticed teenager greg ott when he came in dead last in a local race. >> when i saw later he came through with a warm smile and his own sense of satisfaction that he pulled it off, i figured we could do the same out here. watch out, girl. >> reporter: he decided to pay it forward, hiring ott as a guide. >> i love it. best job you can have, to be outdoors, doing what you love. >> reporter: founded back in the 1800s as a mining town, rough and tumble sort of place where thi
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
, president obama will be leaving the white house for a church service, the special significance for bay area for the holiday. coming up. [ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. >>> good morning everyone, it's monday january 21st. martin luther king day. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30. >> the 49ers are going to the super bowl. >> some sweet words there. it wasn't an easy start but what a finish for the 9ers. they get their first super bowl berth in 18 years. much more on the reaction in upa couple of -- in just a couple minutes. >>> and celebrations in the nation's capitol. live pictures from the white house. president obama is expected to leave for morning church service at st. johns any moment now and crowds gathering at the national mall to witness the second oath of office. chief justice john roberts officially administered the oath to the president yesterda
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
. it is a highly sensitized -- centralized party. obama never really ran with the democrats in the house. he never gave them the money they wanted from his billion dollar trove. he never campaigned with them the way clinton even did. there is a lot of resentment by the democrats. they have expressed it to me, no less for the >> and a million more people voting for democrats in the house than the republicans and yet the republicans took the house by scores of seats because of gerrymandering. >> that is the excuse for it gerrymandering on both sides. the house democratic caucus put out a list of 60 dangers republican votes, they called it, that pass through the house but anti-women, anti-consumer, anti-environment, pro-empire, pro-corporate welfare, right? the democrats should have land slighted them. they did not use those 60. they did not use them in each congressional district. it was all about trace the middle-class, forget the poor, never mention the word for a minimum wage. it was all about raising money. they should have a landslided. when i went to the house in march of last year, leading de
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
was an adviser to the obama campaign and served as the white house's first press secretary. welcome. >> thank you. >> you have seen it you have read it, characterize it. >> i think it's hopeful, and it talks about the values and the visions and the ideals that bring us to this very moment as america. you'll hear the president talk a lot about what we have to do in this country together to make progress on the big challenges that we face. and, look, it's not just -- one party can't solve these issues. not even just those in government can tackle these big challenges. all americans have to be involved if we're going to move beyond what's paralyzed this town for so long and make some progress. >> he'll try to recapture the spirit of bipartisanship? >> he will and, look. i think it's a real challenge to everybody in this country, to lay aside their partisanship and try to make some real progress for the country. and, look charlie, it's not as if we're going to solve the really big issues or the really big div we can if we sit down long enough work together and talk toget
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
on sunday. the president held his in the blue room at the white house. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> michelle obama and daughters malia and sasha on his side he placed his hand on the family bible and was sworn in by chief justice john roberts. >> congratulations mr. president. >> thank you mr. chief justice. >> the president and vice president joe biden will take their oath of office again at a public ceremony before a crowd of hundreds of thousands that will gather at the u.s. capital when he delivers his inaugural address. he is to set forward his hope and vision for the country during his second term. >> what the inauguration remind us of is the roll we have as fellow citizens in promoting a common good even as we carry out our individual responsibilities. the sense that there is srg larger than ourselves that gives shape and mean to go our lives. >> he comes in enjoying a 52 percent approval rating right now. does not mean he will have smooth saling sailing from republicans. >>> he speaks in general term it is he likes the executive approach rather than leg slattive a
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
held his in the blue room at the white house with first lady michelle obama and daughters malia and sasha at his side. he placed his hand on his wife's family bible and was officially sworn into office by chief justice john roberts. later joe biden will take an oath again around those gathered at the state capitol. when he delivers his inaugural address he is expected to give his hope and vision for the country during his second term. >> we have a roll as citizens in carrying out the common good. the sense that there is something larger than ourselves that gives shape and meaning to our lives. >> we have on immigration gun safety energy we have a stacked agenda here. there is urgency to address this. >> into a second term it does not mean he will have smooth saling from his agenda who want the president to fix the debt cut spending improve job creation and more. >>> he speaks in general terms. he likes the executive order approach a whole lot better than the legislative approach. you really can't get that far. you have to legislate you realize you don't control the entire congre
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
what it was like to grow up in the white house. which must be amazing. that is it for us on "the five." thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: analysts on the left and the right are calling president obama's second inaugural address the most liberal speech he delivered in office. one apologetic progressive agenda. the question now: will he get it through? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ you are looking live at the inaugural parade. those are the wind river dancers from wyoming. as they are passing right before the president at the reviewing stands. they are on pennsylvania avenue. right in front of the white house. inaugural parade continuing. you are looking live at the first family looking on. this has been continuing all afternoon. you will see that. as it continues through the show. nation and capitol came together for a while. beauty and the grand your of the republic, the transfer of power in this case continuing with the same administration. barack obama beginning swearing allegiance to the constitution. imploring washington to find common ground.
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
's. after church, the first family will return to the white house. president and mrs. obama will host a tea for members. the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies. once that ends, the first family will leave the white house for the drive up to the capt. the president and first family should be announced and seated on the platform a little after 11:00 with the public oath then being taken at 11:55 followed by the inaugural address. -- for the drive up to the capitol. >> after all the morning pomp and circumstance, the president, vice president and their riffs will attend the inaugural luncheon at the u.s. capitol's national statuary hall. steamed lobster with new england clam chowder sauce. hudson valley apple pie. members of congress, supreme court justices, cabinet members and other invited officials will also attend the lunch. >> another big story, the super bowl is set. tucker barnes, listen up. some people are already calling it the harbowl because this is the first time the two teams will be led by the harbaughs, brothers. tom brady put new england up by three with a on
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
solutions president obama needs to understand what will pass in the republican led house. it will also be acceptable to him. lawmakers tend to be unhappy when the president goes around them. they called on mr. obama to do better. >> he speaks in general terms likes the executive order approach a whole lot better than the legislative approach. you can't get all that foreign with executive order. you have to legislate and you have to legislate realistically. you have to realize you don't control the entire congress. >> republicans don't like that the president is converting his campaign apparatus into a purpose that helped him in his second term. they are thinking that is probably not a good sign in working in a bipartisan fashion. >> one area where they do not agree at all is over the budget. it>> it has been a source of problems when they work on critical issues and budget is a key component. the senate will do it's job one says. >> we have always intended to do a budget this year for two reasons. it is not true that we haven't had budget control and effect over the last several years.
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
they are spiking a football. the white house is weary of folks at home saying mr. obama is throwing himself a big party while they are still struggling financially. they will address the intractable gridlock in this town. >> he will make that point very strongly that people here in washington need to see common ground. he will talk about the american people they are not engaging these debates in washington progress and change won't happen. >> aids say while we can expect more broadly on battles to come such as gun control and immigration reform this won't be the detailed policy speech we will get with the state of the union next month. >> james, i wonder if the president runs the risk of sounding too much like he has. he has given a lot of speeches. >> that is definitely a risk. some republican speech writers of white houses past have made that exact point harris saying current conditions could lead the president to repeat himself in 2009. economy remains sluggish healthcare remains too costly, et cetera. one historian interviewed the president from rolling stones magazines says mr. obama needs t
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
three weeks. one was on sandy, the other was on raising taxes. in both cases obama had a bipartisan majority in the house. that is a governing majority. he's going to have it on immigration and also on the debt ceiling. not sure he's going to have it on guns, but he's going to drive the really hard-line republicans crazy because he's going to be able to break off 40 or 50 of them for all these other things. chris: that seems to be true as much as the opposition is hotter and perhaps hardening out there on the right. it does seem that the center right and the center are in play and obama is making his move toward them successfully. >> their governing philosophy coming in is that the fever would break among the tea party folks, among the hard right, and also that just folks in the house would sort of move to the boehner philosophy, which is a governing philosophy. the sort of -- chris: in other words, you don't need a majority of the republicans to rule. >> you break the rule, which is what he's done on these big-ticket items. they have been meeting over these last couple of days to f
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 8:30pm EST
of power; obama in the white house, democrats in control of the senate, republicans of the house. but appearances can be deceiving and in this case are. the most important reality of the election is that the republican effort to oppose anything and everything proposed by obama almost like a parliamentary party was not rewarded. taking the debt ceiling hostage was not rewarded, calling the obama health care plan -- which was their own only a few years earlier -- socialism was not reward withed. rewarded. that means they have to begin to rethink themselves and, importantly, democrats will not automatically embrace the same tactics in opposition. so i think that was the important change that creates a new dynamic not that's going to solve our problems. there's going to be no sitting around the campfire in washington making nice to one another. but the possibility now exists for a real effort and a successful effort to deal with our most pressing problems. >> host: two familiar washington faces, thomas mann and norm ornstein. "it's even worse than it looks." this is booktv on c-span2
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:30am EST
ancestral history. he toured the houses where young barack obama lived in indonesia and found the kansas family homes and sites where his mother's family began. and for the next few hours, david maraniss joins booktv to discuss his latest book "barack obama: the story." and then to take your calls, e-mails and tweets. >> host: david maraniss, you write in "barack obama: the story" that no life could have been or more the product of randomness than that of barack obama. >> guest: well, it's the whole world coming together accidentally in 1960. a father who happens to come there from kenya pause he reads a story in the saturday evening post that describes the university of hawaii as a great place because of its diversity and a mother or who gets there because she has a father who has this wanderlust, is never satisfied wherever he is, and he ends up in hawaii selling furniture. and then they meet in a russian class, and can here comes barack obama who emerges as a whole global random existence of his own until he becomes president of the united states. >> host: where did their lives begin
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
past but of our future. >> reporter: just before noon president barack obama took the oath of office at the white house. >> reporter: the chief justice led the official swearing in. >> the constitution of the united states. >> reporter: it was over in less that a minute. >> i did it. >> the constitution requires it on the 20th of january because the day fell on the weekend they will do it again for the public tomorrow and on the national mall security is set with miles of fencing. >> you can see preparations here well under way here on the mall and hear behind me the dress rehearsal happening for the music. >> reporter: this will not be as big as four years ago, 700,000 are expected to attend compared to $1.8 million. that does not matter -- to 1.8 million. that does not matter. >> tell not be as large it will be just as wonderful. >> reporter: happen on the 50th anniversary of martin luther king, jr's "speech" lends something of their own. >> i tell my son, you know, strive for the best. maybe you can be the first hispanic. >> repo
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. obama screened steven spielberg's movie "lincoln" at the white house theater. sources tell me, ever since, he's been quoting it around the west wing. >> lincoln is the patheosis of a uniter. >> reporter: and look for an acknowledgement of dr. martin luther king's vision on the day we honor the civil rights leader, a coincidence of timing that's not lost on the nation's first african american president. now, the speech was finalized over the weekend, but the president often makes final word changes up to the very end, and this time was no exception. i'm told that he made tweaks this morning, in fact. the president, i'm told, will speak for under 20 minutes. by reading prior inaugural addresses, he decided the shorter, the better. his last address was just over 18 minutes. his favorite two past inaugurals were kennedy's, which ran just under 14 minutes, and, of course, lincoln's second, which at 700 words, had to be fewer than ten minutes. i'm told president obama had a quiet breakfast with the first lady and his daughters before going to church. anderson? >> let's talk about it with
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am EST
over the weekend but the white house says it hopes that congress votes to support president obama's proposals. >> we think there is consensus on capitol hill for this. we get 60 votes in the senate. >> for assault weapons? >> president put forward a have variety of things. assault weapons. high-capacity magazines, mental health check, school safety. we think there is support for a lot of these things and we'll push as hard as we can. martha: mark these send, former speechwriter to president george w. bush. alcan combs -- alan colmes, host of the "alan colmes radio show". good morning. big day in america. great to have you both with us. you heard david plouffe's remarks. you worked for president george w. bush. is there common ground that needs to be sought on this issue in this country, do you think? >> i think there can be. look, i have two daughters who are the exact same age as the kids who died in newtown. there are a lot of things the republicans can support like the president announced. better gun owner and safety education and mental health support and helping develop emerg
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
at the blue room at the white house as the first lady and the obama daughters looked on. but in the little less than two hours the president will affirm that oath before a much larger crowd with 100% more pomp and an equal proportion of circumstance. we have a stellar group of guests joining us throughout the day. honestly, to cut to the chase, it is pretty much everybody you know from msnbc. plus, visits with some members of the obama administration, folks from congress, we'll have live reports from the capitol and all along the parade route. and who knows what surprises along the way. it will be a fun day. reverend al sharpton and chris hayes are joining us onset as the day goes along. alongside me are melissa maris perry, ed schultz and the one and only chris matthews. mr. matthews, this is, i think of this as chris christmas. >> i think of the alternative it could be today. john bolden becoming secretary of state, the coke brothers up on the podium with donald trump, it is not that day, is it? but it is a positive side. i always say to people, we are looking down over this beautiful wa
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
of the presidents. every sitting member of white house attended church here going back to james madison. half a dozen or so presidents always made it their first stop on inauguration day. president obama continues that tradition with his family just emerging. martha: lovely family. the girls, we watched them grow up last four years, saush sha -- sasha and malia. how do you feel, is being shouted from the crowd. incredible moment for barack obama as he gets ready to begin his second term. four presidents have done this particular tradition of going to st. john's right before their inauguration. harry truman, ronald reagan and both president bush's went to st. john's on the actual morning of the inauguration. we watch president barack obama carry on that tradition. bill: remarkable when you are here in washington and you see the white house for the location where we are, lafayette church, st. john's church is on the north end of lafayette park. if you were to walk as a civilian, might be 300 yards total. martha: not today. bill: in this case with the president and first family and amount of sec
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
obama has been officially sworn in for a second term at the swearing-in ceremony in the white house. a larger public swearing-in will take place on monday. reports some of the kidnappers were captured in algeria. french troops in mali have launched new attacks against rebels. taking you back to our top story -- president barack obama's inauguration. let's go live now to washington d.c. you were giving us a sense of the programs of the president is mapping out. how is he going to get it through congress? >> the republicans still control the house and they have been in no mood to compromise. he's trying to take on some pretty controversial issues -- immigration, gun control, spending, dealing with the national debt and deficit. these are things he sees absolutely no common ground with republicans on. he has to get them to agree, so how is he going to do it? he's defined by his ability to campaign. he's putting that the organization into eight groups that will lobby on his behalf. his inauguration was about changing the town in washington. even people in the white house said that the p
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm EST
of obama and the white house himself and his family raises questions for some people so that while we may be on the way sunday to be post racial, i think it's fair to say that we are not now. >> to you have a relationship? >> no. >> justice for all. mary frances berry. her most recent book. professor at the university of pennsylvania. former chairwoman and u.s. commission on civil rights. here is a history of the u.s. commission on civil rights. mary frances berry on book tv on c-span2. >> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs weekdays featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate. weeknights want to keep public policy events. every weekend though it is nonfiction authors and books on book tv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our website. you can join in the conversation on social media sites. tell us what you think about our programming this weekend. you can tweet us. @booktv. comment on our facebook call or send us an e-mail. book tv, nonfiction books every
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am EST
second term yesterday. the ceremony in the blue room of the white house, president obama says the public ceremony is a celebration for the american people. >> if you're going to the swearing in ceremonial, you already know there are a lot of items you can't bring with you. >> many are obvious. they include aerosol spray cans, air horns, no alcoholic beverages, no coolers, no backpacks, no laser pointers. other things you need to leave at home, the strollers, signs, posters, thermoses, backpacks, no weapons or fireworks. you can find the complete list at wusa9.com of course. if you're planning on going to the national mall, you will only be able to get in on certain sides. they are constitution avenue at 7th street northwest, 9th street northwest and 12th street northwest. you can also enter through independence avenue southwest, 7th street southwest, and 12th street southwest. >>> president obama again will hold the public swearing in ceremony on the capitol. the president was officially sworn into his second term yesterday as we said in a private small ceremony in the blue room of the w
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
for president obama, but also his family. what will four more years at the white house mean for them in jodi ckantor is author of "the obamas." you wrote an article how the president himself has changed in the past four years. what did you learn? >> he came to washington as a newcomer. now he is a professional. people say there is an all-business quality to the obamas now. the mystery that hung over the first inauguration is gone. we know exactly what he wants to do agendawise. and he is also much -- i love this word -- bloodier minded in terms of beating republicans. >> michelle obama had to borrow a word she used in an interview with me, strategic. she is strategic to what she chooses to take on. do you think a second term will be more liberating for her? >> her advisers and her are meeting right now -- not at this moment -- but in the past couple of weeks, whether she will do something bigger than what she has done before. on one hand she is very strategic, careful. on the other hand she, i believe, will do something to capitalize on her huge popularity. >> she's surprised at how normal h
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
that everything is ok. then i get into a car and go to the white house, where the president and mrs. obama, my wife and i, and the other four on the inaugural committee, have tea. he and i ride alone in the car over to the capital. i promised myself i would not bring up politics. if he wants to, that is fine. then we wait in an anteroom or we will serve new york greek- style greek yogurt -- yogurt to people. and we will march out to the ceremony. >> center schumer is a chairman of the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies, which organizes all of the events at capitol. he will be speaking, playing a large behind-the-scenes role. eric in seattle, what are your thoughts about inauguration day 2013? caller: i feel great about it. some people, they want to be hitters -- haters. we blacks have accepted anybody who is president. one more thing that i would like to say -- democratic principles, the majority rules, those are the benchmarks of the constitution. the filibuster is not constitutional. hamilton worry about two-thirds majority rule, and in february -- in february of 1775. if
PBS
Jan 20, 2013 6:30pm PST
is independent of the performance of barack obama and the white house. it's independent of forces and circumstances that i could not possibly foresee or predict when i wrote the poem. the poem is about transcendence of a historical moment. it was triggered by a very historical moment, but it seeks to transcend the historical moment because it is very much about breaking away taken-for-granted realities. >> taken-for-granted realities. >> yes. >> which is? >> that the world is as we see it and it always will be. >> hmm. a >> and poets have been saying this for centuries. poets have been trying to get across this message in one form or another. william blake, the great english poet, wrote in one of his prov epro proverbs, what was once proved is now only imagined. >> of course, they thought of him as a madman. >> absolutely. >> what do you take that to mean? >> i take it to mean that all we have to do is look at history to see that things change, and we cannot possibly imagine at the moment of our existence how they will change. we have to have a certain kind of faith. it's paradoxi
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 9:30pm EST
today in the white house, barack obama is being sworn in officially as the president said the united states. [applause] that earlier this day, joe biden was sworn in as vice president of the united states. [applause] and tomorrow, tomorrow it will be ceremonial, but today it is official. what a great day. and what a great day that we are successing emily's list in strength and numbers -- winning leading the way. isn't that exciting? 15 more women in the united states senate. that is remarkable. listis cycle, emily's helped 18 more democratic women in the house, bringing our no. 261 women in the house. you hear a lot about the people saying, how was it republicans -- not to be partisan -- how some people are going to reach women voters? we are asking them to serve. we're asking them to have a seat at the table. that is why of the congress of police phew the united states that was just sworn in two weeks ago there was a minority congress fear. for fifththey have a seat at the head of the table. they have at the head of the table. a majority of aren't members -- carry our ranking member
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 1:00am EST
in the white house, barack obama is being sworn in officially as the president of the united states. earlier this day, joe biden was sworn in as vice president of the united states. tomorrow, tomorrow it will be ceremonial, but today, it is official. what a great day! what a great day we are listrating, emily's success with strength in numbers, women leading the way. isn't that exciting? 15 more women senators, democratic women in the united states senate. that is remarkable. in this cycle, 18 more democratic women in the house, bringing our number 261 women in the house. you hear a lot about -- 61 women in the house. you hear a lot about, how are some people going to reach women voters? the reason we are successful is that we're not just asking women for their vote -- we are asking them to serve. a seat at the table. that is why with emily's list's help, in the congress of the united states that was one in two weeks ago, the house democratic caucus -- women and minorities, lgbt make the majority of house democratic caucus. isn't that exciting? not only that -- they have seats at the head of
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
show attendee was injured by stray bullet. president obama is set to publicly take the oath of office today at his second term inauguration in washington. obama gathered with his family sunday in the blue room of the white house to privately recite the 35-word oath read to him by supreme court chief justice john roberts. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states, so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> 3 activist groups have received permission to protest president obama along the route of the nrk parade. the anti-war group answers says it expects -- we will have more on the inauguration after headlines. alice four people have been killed in u.s. drone strike inside yemen. yemeni government says the attack of four militants but the claim has not been independently verified. the attack comes one day
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
as the motorcade approached the white house reviewing stand. at each stop the obamas and then the bidens were greeted by screaming and waving crowds. the first family then took their places in a specially constructed viewing box to watch the parade of bands and dancers stream past. as in 2009, the marching band from hawaii was there. president obama attended the school from 1971-1979. displays from the president's home state of hawaii and from illinois the state he represented in the u.s. senate. and for the first family after a long day of pomp and circumstance, a night of inaugural balls lay ahead. >> brown: from large families trekking miles to witness history to spirited entrepreneurs selling inaugural wares, people braved the cold this morning to attend the president's second inauguration in person. late today an official said that the turnout was higher than estimated earlier, more than 800,000 and possibly as many as one million people. ray suarez was there, and has our story. >> suarez: the crowd was eventually enormous. but there was no pushing, no shouting. people had the rest of a
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